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My Happy Marriage Anime's 2nd Promo Video Reveals July 5 Worldwide Premiere on Netflix (Updated)

posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Ryōhei Kimura joins cast as Arata Tsuruki

Kadokawa revealed a second promotional video on Sunday for the television anime of writer Akumi Agitogi and illustrator Tsukiho Tsukioka's My Happy Marriage (Watashi no Shiawase na Kekkon) light novel series. The video previews Riria.'s opening theme song "Anata no Soba ni" (By Your Side). The video also reveals that the anime will premiere on July 5. Netflix also confirmed the anime will stream worldwide on July 5.

Additionally, Kadokawa revealed that Ryōhei Kimura will voice Arata Tsuruki in the series.



The anime stars:

Takehiro Kubota (Gloomy the Naughty Grizzly) is directing the series at Kinema Citrus (Made in Abyss). Takao Abo (22/7, Macross Frontier) is in charge of storyboards and supervision. Ami Satо̄, Takahito Ōnishi, and Momoka Toyoda are overseeing the series scripts. Shōko Yasuda (Happy Sugar Life) is designing the characters. Yuushi Koshida (Ghost in the Shell Arise) is the 3DCG director. Evan Call (Violet Evergarden) is composing the music. Kashitarō Itō performs the anime's ending theme song "Itaphilosophy."

Agitogi and Tsukioka launched the novel series in January 2019. Yen Press licensed the light novels, and it describes the story:

Born to a noble family, Miyo is raised by her abusive stepmother and married off to Kiyoka, a soldier so heartless his prior fiancées fled within three days into their engagement. With no home to return to, Miyo slowly starts to open her heart to her cold and pale husband-to-be, despite their rocky introduction... This might just be her chance at finding true love and happiness.

Rito Kohsaka's manga adaptation debuted on Square Enix's Gangan Online website in December 2018. Square Enix Manga & Books is releasing the manga physically and digitally in English.

A live-action film adaptation of the novels opened in Japan on March 17. The film ranked at #1 in its opening weekend, and sold 479,700 tickets to earn 654 million yen (about US$4.97 million) in its first three days.

Update: Netflix confirmed on Sunday that it will stream the series worldwide starting on July 5. This article also replaced the soft-subtitled trailer from Kadokawa with a hard-subtitled version from Netflix.

Source: Press release

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